April/May News & Events
New Sponsors of the
Global Health Repurposing Awards

Thank you to our many 2017 sponsors!

Our list of amazing supporters continues to grow as June 27th approaches, and we are so grateful. This support directly impacts rare disease patients that so desperately need new treatments. 

Recently added sponsors include Vision For Tomorrow Foundation, Golan Christie Taglia, the Judy Hirsch FoundationGrund & Leavitt, and Northwestern Mutual.

If you're interested in sponsorship, contact Jessica Wayne.

Register today for the GHRAs!

The International Child
Neurology Association 
Posts About Dr. Lagae's
Global Health Repurposing Award

Dr. Lieven Lagae will be given the CWR Patient Impact Clinical Award in recognition of his pioneering research and world-wide efforts to repurpose the drug fenfluramine for Dravet syndrome patients.

Read the full post

Upcoming Events

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Watch and share our
2016 GHRA highlights video

CWR in the News
Recent Articles Featuring CWR

Repurposing Existing Drugs for
New Indications

The Scientist

Making New Cancer Drugs Cost-effective
PILMAN - A Tapan Ray Website on Healthcare

Turning to Plan B in Drug Development 
Laboratory Equipment

Volunteer Spotlight
Richard Pless & The GHRA IT Committee

This month we recognize the Global Health Repurposing Awards IT Committee, led by volunteer Richard Pless, Global Head of the IT Program and Portfolio Management for R&D at  Takeda Pharmaceuticals .

Richard Pless is a pharmaceutical executive focused on innovative business processes and technologies. Over the past 15 years he has held a variety of management positions in R&D including leadership roles in technology strategy, IT project management, software development, and clinical data management. Richard also serves on the Executive Board at Cures Within Reach.

We thank Richard and the IT Committee for their work researching and analyzing event management tools for the Global Health Repurposing Awards!

We are grateful to our entire GHRA IT Committee! 
Richard Pless, Andre Iovane, Matthew Rich, Tyler Bloom